Power Powders: 6 Facial Cleansing Powders

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Put a little muscle behind your complexing cleansing routine. Stopping dulling cellular build-up in its tracks, facial cleansing powders are the newest superheroes of radiant skin. Part topical exfoliator, part cleanser and part fairy dusty, the latest formulations are packed with innovative and highly effective ingredients. Plus, you can easily integrate one into your daily […]

Smokin’ Hot Beauty Trend: Charcoal

charcoal

Fire up your beauty routine with a dose of charcoal. Charcoal is hot. And we’re not talking about grills and barbecues. We’re talking beauty and cleansing products that dig deep to detoxify and balance your complexion. While it may seem the most unlikely ingredient for a deep clean, natural charcoal purifies skin by drawing out and […]

Why It’s Ridiculously Easy to Fall in Love with IT Cosmetics

IT Cosmetics Spring Collection

I didn’t expect to fall in love. But I did. Hard. The new Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream Illumination from IT Cosmetics is the real deal. It’s a full coverage foundation with SPF 50+ UVA/UVB broad spectrum protection along with a brightening color corrector, anti-aging serum, pore-minimizing primer, dark spot corrector and moisturizing day […]

Best Moisturizers for Every Age: Drugstore vs. Department Store Brands VIDEO

A comparison of drugstore vs. department store daily facial moisturizers. We get this question a lot: What’s the best moisturizer? The pricey department store brand with all the bells and whistles and an occasional free gift with purchase? Or that drugstore brand that comes minus the slick packaging and the hefty price tag? The answer: […]

Nighttime Beauty: Luxury Finds to Sleep On

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Luxury beauty finds that work the late shift. You can’t knock the power of a good night’s sleep. The National Sleep Foundation says a solid 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye helps keep your mind and body healthy. We say use your time wisely. Nighttime is also the right time to repair your complexion, condition […]

All that Glitters

gold beauty finds

Shimmer and shine with these gold beauty finds! They say it came from outer space. Apparently a colossal meteor shower some four billion years ago deposited the precious stash of gold we now have on earth today. Whether it came from space or not, what we know for sure is that gold calls to some deeply innate […]

7 Facial Masks to Unmask a New You

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The best facial masks for coaxing the glow from your complexion. If you’re anything like me and the rest of the entire U.S. population, you’ve polished off your last gingerbread cookie for a while. The time to trade the spoils of the holiday season starts now and to kick it off, start with your skin. Get your […]

Must-Have Skincare Power Tools

Clarisonic Opal

Get under your skin with these cool skincare tools. A new year heading our way and with it comes the itch to shed our shells and prep our profiles for the fresh road ahead. These home tools put the power of complexion perfection in your hands. A warning though: If you have sensitive or easily […]

Take a Holiday Beauty Break

holiday beauty

Give yourself a holiday beauty break with these seasonal gems. Need a time out from the high octane action of the holiday season? Rev up your engine with these three incredibly nourishing and revitalizing winter botanicals. Pomegranate wakes up fatigued skin. Pumpkin perks up your complexion. And peppermint gives your spirits a jingle. Here are six […]

5 Tricks for Removing Halloween Makeup

Take the fright out of Halloween makeup removal with these five tricks! Body paint, sticky hairspray, glue-on eyelashes and glitter are staples of Halloween getups. But what goes on, must come off and that can be the scary part. Read on for tricks on how to take the fright out of removing Halloween makeup. 1. […]